The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 254 271 292
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +21
Contract jobs citing vSphere 171 164 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.72% 0.69% 0.56%
As % of the System Software category 7.91% 7.51% 6.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 83 97
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£383 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.65% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £206 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £523 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 4
Average hourly rate £43.50 £27.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.18% +15.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.25 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-7.21% -20.49%
vSphere
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

System Software Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
2163 2183 2110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.12% 9.12% 8.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1429 1371 1270
Average daily rate £390 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.56% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 152 163
Average hourly rate £17.75 £17.33 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.42% -6.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £13.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £45.00 £28.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing vSphere across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in London

vSphere
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing vSphere across the London region.

vSphere Daily Rate Trend in London

vSphere
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing vSphere across the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

vSphere Daily Rate Histogram in London

vSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing vSphere across the London region.

vSphere Hourly Rate Trend in London

vSphere
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -5 33 £401 -2.31% 7
Croydon -11 13 £475 +27.51%
Hounslow - 2 - -
Wembley - 2 £298 -
Hammersmith -3 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £425 -
vSphere
England

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing vSphere also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited vSphere.

1 306 (84.53%) VMware
2 294 (81.22%) Windows
3 180 (49.72%) Microsoft
4 179 (49.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 169 (46.69%) Active Directory
6 167 (46.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 150 (41.44%) SAN
8 149 (41.16%) Citrix
9 133 (36.74%) Windows Server 2012
10 115 (31.77%) Cisco
11 102 (28.18%) XenApp
12 93 (25.69%) Windows Server 2003
13 91 (25.14%) DNS
14 86 (23.76%) Linux
15 85 (23.48%) HP
16 80 (22.10%) SQL Server
17 79 (21.82%) WAN
18 76 (20.99%) NetApp
19 75 (20.72%) Firewall
20 73 (20.17%) Finance
20 73 (20.17%) MS Exchange
21 71 (19.61%) LAN
22 70 (19.34%) ITIL
23 68 (18.78%) Microsoft Certification
24 65 (17.96%) MS Excel
24 65 (17.96%) Data Centre
25 64 (17.68%) SQL
26 62 (17.13%) Hyper-V
27 60 (16.57%) IIS
28 57 (15.75%) Clustering

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing vSphere also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited vSphere. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 73 (20.17%) MS Exchange
2 60 (16.57%) IIS
3 51 (14.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 33 (9.12%) Exchange Server 2007
5 31 (8.56%) SharePoint
6 29 (8.01%) Exchange Server 2013
7 20 (5.52%) Lync
8 17 (4.70%) OpenStack
9 14 (3.87%) Office Communications Server
10 12 (3.31%) WebSphere
11 11 (3.04%) Tomcat
12 10 (2.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 9 (2.49%) SharePoint 2010
14 7 (1.93%) Oracle Workflow
14 7 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2003
14 7 (1.93%) Apache
15 4 (1.10%) JBoss
15 4 (1.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 4 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
16 3 (0.83%) WebLogic
Applications
1 65 (17.96%) MS Excel
2 27 (7.46%) MS Office
3 13 (3.59%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (3.59%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.28%) Shockwave
4 1 (0.28%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 25 (6.91%) Office 365
1 25 (6.91%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (4.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (3.59%) IaaS
4 11 (3.04%) PaaS
5 7 (1.93%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (1.10%) SaaS
7 3 (0.83%) IBM SmartCloud
8 2 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 150 (41.44%) SAN
2 91 (25.14%) DNS
3 79 (21.82%) WAN
4 75 (20.72%) Firewall
5 71 (19.61%) LAN
6 54 (14.92%) TCP/IP
7 52 (14.36%) DHCP
8 46 (12.71%) VPN
9 42 (11.60%) VLAN
10 31 (8.56%) SSL
10 31 (8.56%) NetScaler
11 30 (8.29%) NAS
12 27 (7.46%) MPLS
13 23 (6.35%) LDAP
14 20 (5.52%) SMTP
15 19 (5.25%) Network Security
16 14 (3.87%) IPv4
16 14 (3.87%) SNMP
16 14 (3.87%) Internet
17 11 (3.04%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (22.10%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (3.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (2.21%) Big Data
5 7 (1.93%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (1.38%) MySQL
7 3 (0.83%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.28%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.28%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 19 (5.25%) Git (software)
2 11 (3.04%) Jenkins
3 10 (2.76%) Subversion
4 6 (1.66%) Maven
4 6 (1.66%) jMock
4 6 (1.66%) DbUnit
4 6 (1.66%) MSI
4 6 (1.66%) SonarQube
4 6 (1.66%) Mockito
5 5 (1.38%) JUnit
6 3 (0.83%) WinDbg
7 1 (0.28%) TeamCity
General
1 73 (20.17%) Finance
2 20 (5.52%) Banking
3 16 (4.42%) Back Office
4 8 (2.21%) Law
5 5 (1.38%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.38%) Advertising
5 5 (1.38%) Retail
5 5 (1.38%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.38%) French Language
6 4 (1.10%) German Language
7 3 (0.83%) Legal
7 3 (0.83%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.55%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.28%) Marketing
9 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 76 (20.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 48 (13.26%) Architect
3 41 (11.33%) Administrator
4 32 (8.84%) Analyst
5 31 (8.56%) Consultant
6 29 (8.01%) Systems Administrator
7 26 (7.18%) 3rd Line Support
7 26 (7.18%) Infrastructure Architect
8 23 (6.35%) Server Engineer
8 23 (6.35%) Support Engineer
9 20 (5.52%) Support Analyst
9 20 (5.52%) Wintel Engineer
10 16 (4.42%) Systems Engineer
11 14 (3.87%) Citrix Engineer
12 13 (3.59%) Citrix Consultant
12 13 (3.59%) DevOps Engineer
13 11 (3.04%) Solutions Architect
13 11 (3.04%) Windows Administrator
13 11 (3.04%) Linux Engineer
14 9 (2.49%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (6.35%) Web Services
2 14 (3.87%) .NET
3 8 (2.21%) Application Packaging
4 7 (1.93%) X-Windows
5 6 (1.66%) J2EE
5 6 (1.66%) SOAP
5 6 (1.66%) XML
5 6 (1.66%) Flash
5 6 (1.66%) Spring
5 6 (1.66%) RESTful
5 6 (1.66%) PowerMock
6 5 (1.38%) RESTEasy
6 5 (1.38%) REST
6 5 (1.38%) Middleware
7 3 (0.83%) WCF
8 1 (0.28%) Apache CXF
8 1 (0.28%) HTML
8 1 (0.28%) Apache Camel
8 1 (0.28%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 65 (17.96%) Data Centre
2 57 (15.75%) Clustering
3 24 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (4.97%) Blackberry
5 15 (4.14%) Client/Server
6 12 (3.31%) EqualLogic
7 11 (3.04%) Hybrid Cloud
7 11 (3.04%) Public Cloud
7 11 (3.04%) PKI
8 9 (2.49%) Replication
9 6 (1.66%) CLARiiON
9 6 (1.66%) Celerra
9 6 (1.66%) FlexPod
10 5 (1.38%) EMC VNX
11 4 (1.10%) Thin Client
11 4 (1.10%) Fat Client
12 3 (0.83%) Life Science
12 3 (0.83%) EMC Centera
12 3 (0.83%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.83%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 294 (81.22%) Windows
2 167 (46.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 133 (36.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 93 (25.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 86 (23.76%) Linux
6 36 (9.94%) Windows 7
7 35 (9.67%) UNIX
8 34 (9.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (4.42%) Windows 8
10 13 (3.59%) SUSE
10 13 (3.59%) Solaris
11 12 (3.31%) Ubuntu
12 10 (2.76%) AIX
13 8 (2.21%) Android
14 5 (1.38%) Windows XP
14 5 (1.38%) CentOS
15 4 (1.10%) Oracle Linux
16 3 (0.83%) VMS
17 2 (0.55%) Windows 2000 Server
18 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (19.34%) ITIL
2 41 (11.33%) Migration
3 38 (10.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 30 (8.29%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (8.01%) Service Delivery
6 23 (6.35%) Project Management
7 19 (5.25%) Configuration Management
8 18 (4.97%) Load Balancing
8 18 (4.97%) Root Cause Analysis
8 18 (4.97%) DevOps
9 15 (4.14%) Change Management
10 14 (3.87%) Server Building
11 13 (3.59%) Capacity Management
11 13 (3.59%) Data Analytics
11 13 (3.59%) Analytics
11 13 (3.59%) E-Discovery
12 11 (3.04%) Process Management
12 11 (3.04%) Performance Monitoring
12 11 (3.04%) Mentoring
13 10 (2.76%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 64 (17.68%) SQL
2 51 (14.09%) PowerShell
3 24 (6.63%) Perl
4 20 (5.52%) Python
5 18 (4.97%) Java
6 15 (4.14%) Ruby
7 12 (3.31%) C
8 10 (2.76%) PHP
8 10 (2.76%) Shell Script
9 8 (2.21%) VBScript
9 8 (2.21%) VB
10 3 (0.83%) C#
10 3 (0.83%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.55%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.28%) Jython
Qualifications
1 68 (18.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 51 (14.09%) MCSE
3 42 (11.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 40 (11.05%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (7.18%) CCNA
6 23 (6.35%) MCSA
7 22 (6.08%) MCITP
8 19 (5.25%) Citrix Certification
9 17 (4.70%) CCNP
10 13 (3.59%) Security Cleared
11 9 (2.49%) VCP5
11 9 (2.49%) MCTS
12 7 (1.93%) CCA
13 6 (1.66%) MCDST
14 5 (1.38%) Network+ Certification
14 5 (1.38%) Microsoft Certified Master
14 5 (1.38%) Microsoft Certified Architect
14 5 (1.38%) VCAP
14 5 (1.38%) CCEE
14 5 (1.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.42%) SLA
2 10 (2.76%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.66%) QA
5 4 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.55%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
System Software
1 179 (49.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 169 (46.69%) Active Directory
3 102 (28.18%) XenApp
4 62 (17.13%) Hyper-V
5 54 (14.92%) VMware ESXi
6 50 (13.81%) VMware ESX
7 43 (11.88%) XenDesktop
8 37 (10.22%) vCloud
9 29 (8.01%) Microsoft App-V
10 14 (3.87%) NFS
11 12 (3.31%) KVM
12 11 (3.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 9 (2.49%) XenServer
14 7 (1.93%) UAG
15 5 (1.38%) VMware Server
16 4 (1.10%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 4 (1.10%) ISA Server
16 4 (1.10%) DFS Replication
17 3 (0.83%) Docker
17 3 (0.83%) Xen
Systems Management
1 38 (10.50%) SCCM
2 19 (5.25%) Puppet
3 14 (3.87%) SCOM
4 13 (3.59%) vMotion
5 11 (3.04%) Backup Exec
6 9 (2.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 9 (2.49%) ZABBIX
7 8 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (2.21%) Tivoli
8 7 (1.93%) ARCserve
8 7 (1.93%) AirWatch
8 7 (1.93%) EdgeSight
9 6 (1.66%) HP SIM
10 5 (1.38%) Rundeck
11 4 (1.10%) Kibana
11 4 (1.10%) BladeLogic
12 3 (0.83%) WSUS
12 3 (0.83%) Nagios
12 3 (0.83%) Icinga
12 3 (0.83%) FreeIPA
Vendors
1 306 (84.53%) VMware
2 180 (49.72%) Microsoft
3 149 (41.16%) Citrix
4 115 (31.77%) Cisco
5 85 (23.48%) HP
6 76 (20.99%) NetApp
7 49 (13.54%) IBM
8 45 (12.43%) EMC
9 39 (10.77%) Dell
9 39 (10.77%) Red Hat
10 35 (9.67%) Juniper
11 23 (6.35%) CheckPoint
12 21 (5.80%) Oracle
13 20 (5.52%) AppSense
13 20 (5.52%) 3PAR
14 19 (5.25%) Brocade
15 18 (4.97%) F5
15 18 (4.97%) CommVault
16 15 (4.14%) Symantec
17 12 (3.31%) Dell Compellent
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